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Grade 3 Chemistry Teacher Resources

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Grade 3 Chemistry Teacher Guide (Designed by SD 71 Educators)

Quick Links to Online References Found in Teacher Guide:

Lesson Plans:

Make Heat Sensitive Colour Changing Slime​

http://www.mykidsy.com/blog/2014/05/fun-way-to-explain-viscosity-to-children/​ - Fun Way to Explain Viscosity to Children

http://intheplayroom.co.uk/2015/04/14/electric-play-dough/​​ - Make electric playdough​

http://beam.ucla.edu/sites/default/files/docs/Oobleck.pdf - Lesson plan for Oobleck

     Here are some instructions and other ideas for playing with the Oobleck (see the video section for videos too):

http://www.anordinarylife.co.uk/2014/03/science-viscosity-bottles.html​ - Science: Viscosity Bottles

https://sciencebob.com/the-magic-ketchup-experiment/​ - The Magic Ketchup Experiment

Online Resources:

Chemical and Engineering News - Hand Warmers​ - An explanation of how hand warmers work​​

http://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/news/161509765.html - Newspaper article about maple syrup industry growing in the Comox Valley​

http://chem4kids.com/files/atom_intro.html - Chem4Kids Atoms

http://eworkshop.on.ca/edu/pdf/Mod36_coop_inside-outside.pdf - http://eworkshop.on.ca/edu/pdf/Mod36_coop_inside-outside.pdf

http://www.anordinarylife.co.uk/2013/05/what-is-density.html -   Explanation of Density

​Videos:

​​http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/energy-light-sound/heat.htm​ - Scholastic Study Jams about heat


 


 
 


 
 

 


 
 

 

Adventures in learning: Electric Playdough and Circuits for kids ~ lots of prep required:
 

 ​These are videos to show after you experiment with Oobleck:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrvzZewPUJA&feature=youtu.be - Non-Newtonian pothole fillers (1 min)

 

Other References: